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Our Independent Publishing issue features a profile of best-selling novelist Michael Chabon, an in-depth interview with Tin House editor Rob Spillman, a roundup of debut authors over the age of fifty, nine new lit mags you need to read, Steve Almond on the author’s role in jacket design, Annie DeWitt on becoming your own publicist, Laura Maylene Walter on submission fees, writing prompts, and much more.

Ampersand Episode

The tenth episode of Ampersand features an interview with best-selling author Michael Chabon; exclusive readings from debut novelist Brit Bennett and poet devorah major; a Shakespearean sonnet performed on the streets of New York City; and more. 

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A Great Good: An Interview With Jacqueline Woodson

by Rigoberto González


Posted 8.17.16

September/October 2016

Upon the release of Another Brooklyn, her first novel for adults in twenty years, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson discusses New York City’s literary legacy, the strength in being a person of color, putting humanity on the page, living in the age of Beyoncé, and happiness


Dear (Hypothetical) Reader: An Interview With Lucia Perillo

by Kevin Larimer


Posted 2.17.09

March/April 2009

Award-winning poet Lucia Perillo would just as soon surrender the idea of a readership altogether and focus on what truly matters—great poetry.


Agents & Editors: Rob Spillman

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.12.16

November/December 2016

Editor Rob Spillman talks Tin House—the magazine, the books, the summer workshop—and the pleasures, perils, and surprises of independent publishing.